# Construction Calculators and Estimation Tools

Construction calculators are useful for estimating material for many construction, remodeling, and renovation projects. Our tools provide geometric calculations for building projects such as concrete and masonry work, landscaping, fences, flooring, siding, roofing, and other projects and help find how much material should be ordered. Most tools include material price estimation to give an estimated cost of your project. Share your results and easily request quotes from contractors for your project.

## Construction Resources

## Acreage Calculator – Find the Size and Area of Your Land

Calculate the acreage of an area by entering the length and width of the land. An acre is a 43,560 square foot area of land.

## Baluster Calculator

Estimate the number of balusters needed for a deck or stair railing. The maximum spacing between balusters is 4″.

## Board and Batten Siding Calculator

Calculate the material needed to install board and batten siding. Learn how to layout board and batten siding and how to estimate materials.

## Board Footage Calculator and Hardwood Price Estimator

Find board footage by entering the thickness, length, and width of a board. Board footage is the volume of lumber and hardwood is commonly sold by the board foot.

## Brick Calculator – Estimate the Amount of Brick and Mortar Needed for a Wall or Chimney

Estimate how many bricks are needed by entering the size of the wall and selecting the size brick being used. Learn how to calculate brick material.

## Calculate How Many BTUs are Needed to Heat Home

Find how many BTUs are needed to heat your home. Our calculator considers your geographic location to recommend the right sized furnace based on your average winter temperatures.

## Carpet Calculator and Price Estimator

Estimate how much carpet you need by entering the size of your room. Find how much installing carpet will cost.

## Clapboard and Lap Board Siding Calculator

Estimate the linear feet of siding material needed and find the total number of boards needed. Estimate walls and gables and find the right board exposure and overlap.

## Concrete Block Calculator

Find how many concrete blocks are needed by entering the size of the wall and the size of the block. Estimate concrete block material and cost.

## Concrete Calculator and Price Estimator – Find Cubic Yards and Bags of Concrete

Calculate concrete needed for a slab, footing, post, patio, or other masonry project and find the concrete cost. Estimate how many cubic yards and bags of concrete fill a space.

## Concrete Driveway Calculator – Estimate Driveway Material Quantities and Cost

Estimate concrete, rebar, and installation materials for a concrete driveway project and get a price estimate for the materials.

## Cubic Yards Calculator and Price Estimator

Estimate yards of material needed to fill a space and calculate material costs. Find cubic yardage for a space for landscaping projects.

## Cylinder Cubic Yardage Calculator

Find the cubic yardage of a cylinder by entering the diameter and height of the cylinder.

## Deck Flooring Calculator and Price Estimator

Estimate how many deck boards and other decking materials are needed given the size of the deck and preferred deck board.

## Drywall Material Calculator

Find how much drywall and sheetrock needed for a project by entering the size of the room. Estimate material for drywall projects.

## Electricity Cost Calculator

Calculate electricity cost by entering wattage and usage of electricity and the cost per kilowatt-hour. Estimate energy costs and kilowatt-hour electricity usage.

## Feet and Inches Calculator – Add and Subtract Fraction and Decimal Inches, Feet, CM, and MM

Add and subtract feet, inches, millimeters, and centimeters using the feet and inches calculator. Add fractions and decimal values and get imperial and metric length results.

## Feet and Inches Length Measurement Calculator

Add and subtract inch fractions, decimal inches, feet, centimeters, millimeters, and meters. Add measurements and get metric and imperial results.

## Fence Material and Post Centers Calculator

Estimate fence material given the style of the fence and the length. Find post distance, posts, rails, and pickets needed to build a fence.

## Flooring Calculator

Estimate flooring needed for a room and calculate flooring material costs. Flooring material can be calculated by finding the square footage of the floor.